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Turn Your Lawn into a Productive Garden
Landscaping
Tuesday May 2 2017

Turn Your Lawn into a Productive Garden

With increasing urbanisation, landscaped areas are dwindling with more and more hardstand being added to the spreading concrete jungles. Walk down most inner Sydney suburbs and...

What’s Holding Back Green Infrastructure in Australia?
Green
Wednesday March 8 2017

What’s Holding Back Green Infrastructure in Australia?

Green roofs and vertical gardens are a growing area of investment for property developers and urban planners across Australia.

Adaptable Housing Stock Key to Urban Agriculture
Green
Thursday October 6 2016

Adaptable Housing Stock Key to Urban Agriculture

The disappearance of the backyard and quarter acre block has challenged traditional ideas of Australian cities.

Sustainable Landscaping Requires Appropriate Plant Selection
Residential
Wednesday September 30 2015

Sustainable Landscaping Requires Appropriate Plant Selection

Sustainable landscape design is imperative in Australia and begins with appropriate plant selection for the geographic location.

River Edge Could Redefine Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 15 2014

River Edge Could Redefine Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

As part of its 2013-14 City Centre Master Plan, Brisbane City Council has released a number of transformative urban ideas, including a revitalisation strategy for the...

Preparing for Imminent Summer Heat Through Firescaping
Residential
Wednesday August 28 2013

Preparing for Imminent Summer Heat Through Firescaping

With bushfire season looming, firescape design prepares properties to be fire resistant.

Over 10,000 Rain Gardens Benefit Melbourne’s Waterways
Urban Planning
Wednesday August 28 2013

Over 10,000 Rain Gardens Benefit Melbourne’s Waterways

Melbourne's local government, schools and homeowners have successfully implemented over 10,000 rain gardens across the region in an attempt to protect its waterways.

Healing Gardens Becoming Criteria in Healthcare Design
Public
Thursday July 25 2013

Healing Gardens Becoming Criteria in Healthcare Design

The link between nature and healing has resulted in healing gardens becoming commonplace in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security
Urban Planning
Friday July 12 2013

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security

There is an urgent need to change society's approach towards landscaping to include edible crops in order to accommodate growing populations and combat food insecurity.